Taught course

Heritage, Gallery and Museum Studies

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. The course is ideal if you're working in the sector and looking for continued professional development (CPD). If you have borderline or non-standard qualifications we may contact you for more information. We may ask you to attend an interview either in person, via telephone or Skype.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides a quality, career-enhancing education for museum professionals already working in the sector and for others who aspire to enter the field. You will add to your existing knowledge with current theories underpinning the sector, develop research skills within an academic environment and conduct a work-based research project.

We have strong working relationships with museums in the region, such as Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums and Beamish – the Living Museum of the North, whose staff members teach on the course. These relationships mean that the course is at the cutting edge of museum practice. Due to our international reputation in museum studies, we attract students from a wide range of countries, contributing to our dynamic learning environment.

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Information for international students

If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in writing and speaking).

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Andrew Newman, Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Cultures
Email
pgmch@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7419